Alexander Williams Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. James H. Taylor, Maryland Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1973-1974
Private practice, Hyattsville and Beltsville, Maryland, 1974-1986
Municipal attorney, Fairmount Heights, Maryland, 1975-1987
Substitute juvenile master (part-time), Maryland Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1976-1977
Assistant public defender, Prince George`s County, Maryland, 1977-1978
Special counsel and hearing examiner (part-time), Prince George`s County [Maryland] Board of Education, 1978-1987
Faculty, Howard University School of Law, 1978- ; professor of law, 1978-1989; adjunct professor of law, 1989-
Municipal attorney, Glenarden, Maryland, 1980-1987
State`s attorney, Prince George`s County, Maryland, 1987-1994

Education

Name of School: 
Howard University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

Howard University School of Law

Consistent with providing the professional leadership necessary to advocate and defend the rights of all, but particularly of African-Americans and other minorities, it is the Law School's mission to: Educate and enable students to develop their highest capabilities and skills as lawyers; Engage as an institution in the active pursuit of solutions to domestic and international legal, social, economic and political problems that are of particular concern to minority groups; and Imbue its students with dedication to excellence and commitment to the solutions to those problems.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Maryland
Court Name: 

Maryland District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/18/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/8/2013
Termination Date: 
1/3/2014
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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